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This year’s AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science recently took place in Utrecht, The Netherlands. 52°North partners successfully hosted the following workshops:


The deadline for submissions for the 52°North Student Innovation Prize is approaching. Students of Geoinformatics and related fields, who have not yet completed a Master’s Degree or Diploma in either Geoinformatics, Informatics or a related field, are invited to submit a paper outlining their innovative concept by May 1, 2011. The prize will acknowledge and financially reward outstanding innovative and trendsetting concepts and announce them to a greater audience. The winning concepts will be presented at the opening ceremony of the “GEOINFORMATIK 2011 – GEOCHANGE” on June 15, 2011 in Münster, Germany. Conference attendance for the winner(s) is free of charge.


52°North partner the Institute for Geoinformatics announces a call for presentations for the "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Applications in Geoinformation Science" Workshop at the GEOINFORMATIK 2011 – GEOCHANGE conference on June 16, 2011 in Muenster, Germany. This workshop will cover the use and benefits of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for geoinformation applications and research. Its main focus will be on:

  • remote sensing methods (used sensors, image data, software and workflow),
  • real-time phenomena measurements and their integration in Sensor Web services,
  • current positioning technologies and their enhancements (Differential GPS, GNSS, INS),
  • projects and deployed applications of UAVs in geosciences,
  • swarm behavior and artificial intelligence in combination with flight-route trajectory planning.

more information and complete call here...


52°North recently participated in esri’s DevSummit conference, held March 7 - 10 in Palm Springs, California. With more than 1,400 participants and 70 tracks, it is one of the largest events for GIS professionals worldwide. The conference - as always - was a great opportunity to get an overview on both esri’s new technologies and their strategies for future developments. It was an intense dialog between esri staff and skilled developers from all over the world. Hot topics were web 2.0, mobile and cloud computing.

esri intensively collaborates with customers, business partners and researchers to advance GIS technology and its application. Esri’s engagement in the 52°North R&D network fits perfectly to this strategy.

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